Telia Company AB (TELIA.ST)
17 Aug 2018
STOCKHOLM Sweden's Telia Company announced a $1 billion deal to buy Bonnier Broadcasting on Friday, its second major acquisition in a week as the top Nordic telecoms operator looks to expand its media business.
* Political concerns over media influence (Adds comment from Swedish government, analyst, updates shares)
STOCKHOLM, July 20 Nordic telecom group Telia Company reported on Friday second-quarter core earnings in line with market expectations and said it had agreed to buy Swedish Bonnier Broadcasting for 9.2 billion Swedish crowns ($1.03 billion).
STOCKHOLM, July 20 Telia Company said on Friday it had signed a deal to buy Bonnier's Broadcasting business for 9.2 billion crowns ($1.03 billion) on a cash and debt free basis, with a potential additional amount of maximum 1 billion crowns, as it seeks to boost its TV content.
LONDON Scandinavia's largest telecom operator, Telia , was close to sealing a deal on Thursday to acquire the broadcasting and streaming media business of Swedish publishing firm Bonnier AB, sources familiar with negotiations said.
LONDON, July 19 Scandinavia's largest telecom operator, Telia, was close to sealing a deal on Thursday to acquire the broadcasting and streaming media business of Swedish publishing firm Bonnier AB, sources familiar with negotiations said.
July 17 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
* Thyssenkrupp up on restructuring hopes (Recasts, adds quote and detail, updates prices at close)
STOCKHOLM Swedish telecom operator Telia Company has agreed to buy TDC's Norwegian business in a $2.6 billion deal that adds broadband and TV to its mobile services in Norway and puts pressure on market leader Telenor .
* Telia shares dip, Telenor also under pressure (Adds context, TDC comment)